Barbara Sue Frame

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Above Images: Frame, circa 1985

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 30, 1985 from Zanesville, Ohio
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: July 24, 1946
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5 - 5'8, 125 - 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, green eyes. Frame has a linear scar on her lower abdomen.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A shirt, a coat, long pants and sneakers. Carrying a purse.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Frame was last seen in Zanesville, Ohio on January 30, 1985. She left home at 5:00 p.m. after getting a message saying she needed to see her divorce attorney immediately. She told her children she would go to the meeting, buy groceries, visit her mother in the hospital and then talk to her landlord before coming home to cook dinner. Frame never returned, and it turned out she did not really have an appointment at her attorney's office. She has never been heard from again. The day after her disappearance, her car was found abandoned across the street from United Technologies, the company where she worked. Prior to her disappearance, Frame had gone five years at work without a single absence.

    Frame's loved ones don't believe she would have left without warning. Her mother was dying of cancer at the time of her disappearance. Foul play is suspected in her case, which remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Zanesville Police Department
    740-455-0785

    OR
    740-455-0700

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    WHIZ News
    WBNS-10TV
    Ohio Attorney General's Office
    Victims News Online
    Barbara Frame Missing

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 8, 2015; date of birth and picture added, details of disappearance updated.

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